03 Apr '12, 5pm

Eight #Cars Compared for Fuel Efficient, Range and Cost Nice graphics from @neilchambers

Eight #Cars Compared for Fuel Efficient, Range and Cost Nice graphics from @neilchambers

I spent six months on the road during my book tour . I traveled to a bunch of cities and universities driving a smart the entire time. It was a great conversation starter. I talked to thousands of people about cars, transportation, green building, infrastructure and the future of sustainability. When it came to automobiles, what most people wanted to know was how smart compared to other vehicles. They wanted to know how it compared to hybrids like Prius or the Honda Civic. They wanted to know how it compared to electric cars like the Volt and LEAF too. Typically, questions centered around cost and gas mileage. This weekend I decided to put two graphics together that summed up the comparisons of the seven cars people most often wanted me to compare to the smart. Below are two graphics that compare a total of eight cars (including the smart). The cars are lined up at the bot...

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